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Wind At My Back - Nerves of Steel
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,520. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012 by Davenport Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
IT'S JUST NOT FAIR. HUB'S GOOD AT EVERYTHING - including all the sports that Fat finds impossible. So when Max Sutton, the local schoolteacher, puts together an athletic team to compete for the Fall Fair's Human Pyramid Contest, Hub naturally is right in the thick of things. But as the pyramid nears completion, everyone realizes someone Fat's size is just what the team needs.
Wind At My Back - Leaving Home
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,400. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012 by Davenport Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
LIFE WILL NEVER BE THE SAME. HUB AND FAT KNEW THAT the Great Depression had come to their home town - their friends and neighbors are now very poor and even food seems scarece - but they didn't think it would affect them. After all, Dad did own the local hardware store. Then the bank forecloses on Jack Bailey's loan, and everything changes - fast.
Russian Bear
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,590. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When the Russian Bear, a Faberge Imperial Egg, becomes part of a bequest to Kananaskis University it is out of spite for her abusive husband that the wife of the Chair of the Board of Governors steals the egg. Follow a trail of covetous behaviour, arrogance, lies and murder as Dr. Trenwith Morrisey recovers the egg and learns that colleagues' agendas are more highly valued than truth.
Adèle: wilderness bride. A story of New France
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,870. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Escaping from a bad marriage is challenging in any age. It was fraught with danger in 17th century New France when a runaway bride could expect censure from society and Church, even if she found an honest way of earning a living.
Bytown
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,050. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Seventeen year old ROB MACLEAN lives on a farm on the Ottawa River in the 1830's. He dreams of going west with JUDITH MORGAN, daughter of local timber baron,SAM MORGAN. Their fathers are enemies. The violence of Bytown, the Shiner gang, BIG JOE MUFFERAW’s epic bareknuckle match with the Royal Navy champion and Colonel JOHN BY's Rideau Canal project background the young people's struggle.
Using Toonies
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 108,330. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
An American journalist's roadtrip to Toronto to start a new job writing travel articles for Canada's largest newspaper soon spirals out of control into a frantic quest to understand what the hell a Quebec separatist is before it's too late.
CUSHING, a Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,000. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
This novel, based on actual events, follows the lives of James and Annabelle Wallace and their four daughters. Their triumphs and tragedies are interwoven with the town of Cushing, Quebec itself, and are set against the backdrop of a momentous period in Canadian history, 1850-1934.
The Guardians of Stavka: The Deadly Hunt for the Romanov Gold
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 151,730. Language: Canadian English. Published: January 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
For sixty years rumours raged on Canada’s west coast that a large gold cache belonging to the murdered Tsar Nikolas II was lost in a sunken ship. In 1979 when a weekend hunter discovers an ingot in a remote mountain cave it triggers a flurry of international gold seekers. The Tsar’s cache of 110 tonnes is worth three billion dollars.
La ballade irlandaise
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,920. Language: French. Published: December 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Rien ne destinait au départ les habitants de ce petit village de Nouvelle-France, accroché aux rochers d'un littoral inhospitalier, à vivre des événements qui allaient bouleverser leurs acquis et raffermir leur foi, autant en l'amour passion qu'en l'amour fraternel. La ballade irlandaise est une chronique colorée et intense de l'apprivoisement de l'autre et de la recherche de soi.
The Big Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 75,970. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
Samantha Wilder can smell a story and she’s determined to sniff out one that will make her a star reporter. Thousands of dollars in Yukon gold dust are passing through the trusted hands of the North West Mounted Police. Surely they aren’t all as honest as their reputation, she surmises, and sets out on a journey that will bring her acclaim, just not the variety she envisioned.
Dinner with Lisa
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,840. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the disastrous economic times of the 1930s, Joseph Gaston, a young widower with four children, arrives in the small town of Philibuster seeking security for his family. Instead, he faces barriers everywhere. Enraged by his situation, he attempts one last desperate act—on the night he learns about the mysterious Lisa.
Alien Corn
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,490. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Emigrating at 40 from Urban Scotland to the Canadian Prairies in 1978, with a wife, four kids and a dream, brought the challenges of the New World. A sequel to `Strathalmond`.
Sarah Ballenden
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,440. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
She was the chatelaine, the mistress of the Hudson's Bay Company's officers' mess at Upper Fort Garry in Rupert's Land, Canada in the mid-19th Century. And she was native born. To some of the Europeans at the post it was an intolerable situation.
the BIG BUMP at Number 2
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
The most severe bump in North American mining history, where 74 died and 100 survived, is a heart wrenching tale of survival and endurance. Susan’s brother and her friend’s father are miners.Both miners were to work the afternoon shift, in which the Big Bump occurred. Susan’s account of events just after the Bump gives insight into what it was like to live in a small coal mining town.
The Silk Train Murder
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Series: The Klondike Era Mysteries, Book One. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,580. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2011 by Three Cedars Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Ex-Klondiker John Lansdowne Granville washes up in Vancouver hungry and broke. Running from his past, afraid of his future. Until his best friend’s arrest for murder. Granville’s desperate hunt to find the real killer before they hang his friend takes him to the seedy side of the city; to burlesque halls, gambling joints, brothels and opium dens.
Drum Dance
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Series: North Wind Tales: Arctic Trilogy ยท Historical Collection. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,920. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Adult Historical novel filled with adventure, paranormal intrigue, and danger in Canada's Central Arctic, where Sir John Franklin's crew froze to death searching for the Northwest Passage. In the late 1930s, 17-year-old David Jansson agrees to spend two years at an isolated fur-trading post with his estranged father, Per, manager for the Hudson's Bay Company ... and almost lives to regret it.